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Monthly Archives: November 2009

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It’s Elevator Safety Week!*

Aerosmith – New Music – More Music Videos** Someone literally just yelled across my office “I just read a fact about it, in the elevator” and someone else yells “THE ELEVATOR IS ALWAYS RIGHT!!” I work high up in a building in New York City.

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Blackwater – Our Very Own Corrupt Christian Crusaders

Well, the shit might be finally hitting the fan for Blackwater – the NY Times released an article today outlining a plot to cover up the Nisour Square massacre by bribing Iraqi officials: WASHINGTON — Top executives at Blackwater Worldwide authorized secret payments of about

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Top Ten British TV Shows

For years British TV has been getting better. Slowly but surely since the 1990s 10. Peep Show 9. Monty Python’s Flying Circus 8.That Mitchell and Webb Look 7. Hotel Babylon 6. Skins 5. The Office 4. Little Britain 3. Chef

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11.09.09 My Top Ten RIGHT NOW

1. ACTING in the film Precious I think I laughed too much during this on-the-nose depiction of horrifying abuse. Director Lee Daniels seems completely unaware how to emotionally tell a story with any sense of depth or true purpose. Luckily, the source material was incredible

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Top 50 Most Popular X-mas Toys Since 1960

Brace yourself for this one. A wave of nostalgia is probably going to hit you, and it might knock you off those stilettos/crocs. Don’t rush the photo below. It’s not for scanning. Find the year you were born, and savor each capitalist holiday miracle. I

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Obama Night in Times Square

One year ago today America changed forever. I was near Times Square when Obama was projected the winner. We decided to check out the scene. What I saw opened my heart and made it sing. The universal joy and sense of mutual accomplishment was astounding.

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Obama’s first year…a fair critique

John H. Richardson weighs in on Obama’s first year. Brilliant and thoughtful. (Swipe from Esquire Magazine) I have figured out The Problem With America Today. My inspiration was the recent one-year-later cover of Newsweek, which encapsulates the current conventional wisdom about President Obama in a